Row over Prestwick rendition flight figures

Published: 6 Jun 2013 17:30

Prestwick Airport has been linked to more than 100 secret rendition flights carrying CIA prisoners, researchers have claimed.

Campaigners and politicians are horrified by new research which shows planes transporting US prisoners to countries for suspected torture and interrogation have landed at the airport.

Academics at a Kent University have discovered three rendition flights have definitely visited Prestwick but have also recorded 197 landings of aircraft with possible links to rendition since 2001.

For more on the story, see this week's paper.

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